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  • Germany faces the prospects of fresh election as coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the pro-business FDP and the Greens crumbled following four weeks of negotiations on Sunday.

    The development puts Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth term in doubt.
    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:27 AM EST
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  • Germany faces the prospects of fresh elections after exploratory talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the Greens and the pro-business FDP crumbled following four weeks of intense negotiations on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:16 AM EST
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    Spain’s move to impose a direct rule in Catalonia faces a crucial test on Monday as uncertainty builds over whether the functioning of the regional institutions will be hampered by calls for mass civil disobedience.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 30, 2017, 6:50 AM EDT
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    In a swift and strong response to Catalonia’s declaration of independence on Friday, the Spanish government dissolved the Catalan parliament, sacked the region’s president and called for fresh elections.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 28, 2017, 4:59 AM EDT
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  • Speculations are ripe that Catalonia’s President Carles Puigdemont could push unilateral declaration of independence.

    The face off between the Spanish regime and the Catalan leaders show no signs of easing as an official announced that the regional authorities won’t follow Madrid’s orders if Spain imposes a direct rule on Catalonia.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 23, 2017, 6:40 AM EDT
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  • Emmanuel Macron, En Marche! candidate for French presidential election.

    Emmanuel Macron, who is maintaining a 20 percent lead over his far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the runoff for the French presidential election, has warned the E.U. that it must reform or be prepared to face “Frexit.”

    LAST UPDATE : May 01, 2017, 7:52 AM EDT
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  • Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !

    French presidential election is headed for a tight clash between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right rival Marine Le Pen after the two leaders progressed to the second round on Sunday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 24, 2017, 8:58 AM EDT
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  • ISIS Paris Shooter was on French police watchlist.

    France beefed up security for the presidential election after a suspected Islamist radical shot dead a policeman & seriously injured two others on the Champs Elysees shopping avenue in central Paris on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 21, 2017, 7:09 AM EDT
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  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been repeatedly criticised for his autocratic style of functioning.

    Buoyed by his victory in a historic referendum, Turkish president criticized West’s “crusader mentality” after international observers raised questions over the “uneven playing field” that steered the leader to triumph.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 18, 2017, 6:27 AM EDT
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    Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has welcomed the outcome of a nationwide referendum vote that grants him sweeping new powers even as the main opposition party rejected the results citing poll irregularities.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 17, 2017, 7:24 AM EDT
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